Postgraduate study

Politics, History and International Relations

Our aim is to stimulate innovative research that has the potential to transform academic and public debates.

Our facilities

As a student in the Department of Politics, History and International Relations, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and support throughout your research degree.

From first-class resources to additional training and one to one support, we will provide you with the guidance and tools you need to achieve great things.

Located in the centre of the UK, our superb 440 acre, single-site campus offers great facilities for every aspect of student life. With stunning gardens and open spaces, alongside a rich variety of shops and leisure facilities, it is easy to see why Loughborough is consistently ranked as a top university for student experience.

PhD students in the department will also have your own workspace (in a shared research student office) and access to the library and IT services. Also available on campus is a bank, a Medical Centre and physiotherapist, grocery stores, a cycle shop, a parcel service, a pharmacy and an opticians. The local bus service links the University with the town centre and railway station, and students can ride for free across campus.